Brooklyn By Name How The Neighborhoods Streets Parks Bridges And More Got Their Names -

the names of the neighborhoods of brooklyn forgotten new - very good article on the neighborhoods of brooklyn my mother is a third generation brooklynite who left brooklyn for the newer more spacious and greener pastures of northeastern queens in the 1950 s eventually making her way to the five towns section of nassau county long island before relocating to california 34 years ago, amazon com map of brooklyn ny neighborhoods - product description your love for park slope new york ny while looking cool and stylish, red hook brooklyn wikipedia - red hook is a neighborhood in the new york city borough of brooklyn new york it is located on a peninsula projecting into the upper new york harbor a prosperous shipping and port area in the early 20th century the area declined in the latter part of the century, experience travel usa today - travel experiences and recommendations tailored to your travel interests from the experts at usa today travel, the names of the neighborhoods of the bronx forgotten - this is the first of a series of five in which i try to explicate as best i can the names of the neighborhoods of each borough some of them are easily inferrable while some of them have to be ferreted out holmes like, history of street names and street naming in north america - a brief sketch of the history of street naming in america in the earliest days of urban development in what s now the u s streets tended to be named for landmarks like church market monument canal wall court dock etc obvious topgraphic or hydrological features like hill or water or references to the street s position like east or middle, texarkana gazette texarkana breaking news - the texarkana gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in texarkana and the surrounding arklatex areas, the cable car home page archive - counter history i have learned over the years not to trust counters but to regard them as a useful tool for comparisons here is the history of the counter on this web site since i moved it to geocities in april 1998